Cantica



part of an ancient Roman drama chanted or sung and accompanied by music.
Historical Examples

Notre-Dame de Paris Victor Hugo
The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri Dante Alighieri
Folkways William Graham Sumner
Old-Time Makers of Medicine James J. Walsh
The Roman Poets of the Republic William Young Sellar

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